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5K run, camps support young burn survivors

University Of Utah Health Burn Camp  |  Posted   Mar 31st - 3:00pm

Celebrate the "heroes within" at the University of Utah Burn Center's annual burn camp and 5K run on April 28.

New procedure at U of U Health controls debilitating tremors

University Of Utah Health  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 3:00pm

Essential tremor is the world’s most common movement disorder, which affects 5 percent of individuals over 65 but can be found in people of all ages, including children. New technology allows patients to control tremors from an iPhone.

Heart attacks in women

University Of Utah Health  |  Posted   Feb 28th - 8:00am

Heart attack is the major cause of death for all women in the U.S., reports Dr. Lillian Khor, medical director of Preventive Cardiology and Cardiac Rehabilitation at University of Utah Health.

How thin is too thin when you get older?

University Of Utah Health  |  Posted   Feb 13th - 3:00pm

While being thin is often equated with being healthy, that’s not necessarily the case as you get older. Being thin can exacerbate some of the risks that come with frailty.

Nursing shortage brings new career opportunities

University Of Utah Health  |  Posted   Jan 23rd - 3:00pm

Now, more than ever, hospitals such as University Hospital are eagerly looking to hire nurses as our state and country face a serious nursing shortage.

Utah doctors playing key role for Team USA at 2018 Olympics

University Of Utah Health  |  Posted   Jan 9th - 3:00pm

Two University of Utah Healthcare doctors are traveling to South Korea for the upcoming Winter Olympics. The two are serving as physicians for Team USA.

The ER vs. urgent care dilemma: When to go where

University Of Utah Health Care  |  Posted   Dec 22nd - 7:46am

It was past 8 p.m. on a Saturday night when Jessica's 1-year-old son Elliott ran headfirst into a doorframe.

Holiday depression? Just call, and free mental health services will be there shortly

University Of Utah Health  |  Posted   Dec 14th - 3:00pm

The University Neuropsychiatric Institute (UNI) Mobile Crisis Outreach Team works 24/7, meeting people in homes, schools, shelters, private therapy offices, workplaces, clinics and anywhere in Salt Lake County where there is a mental health crisis.

Sneaky symptoms of stroke

University Of Utah Health  |  Posted   Nov 28th - 3:00pm

The common symptoms of stroke are well known. However, there are other symptoms you may not expect like nausea, vomiting, and even hiccups.

Plastic surgeon repairs botched liposuction procedure

University Of Utah Health  |  Posted   Nov 13th - 3:00pm

Many people turn to liposuction to improve their appearance. Unfortunately, unless they choose a board-certified plastic surgeon, the results might not be what they want.

Spooky, scary diseases to avoid this fall

University Of Utah Health  |  Posted   Oct 24th - 3:00pm

It's that time of year when you can find plenty of scary creatures roaming the streets and they don't all wear costumes. Protect you and your kids from the germs, bacteria and viruses that cause some pretty frightening illnesses.

Utah health insurance landscape shifts after Molina’s departure – now what?

University Of Utah Health  |  Posted   Oct 12th - 3:00pm

The news took Justin and Nina by surprise: Their health insurance provider, Molina, is leaving Utah’s federal health insurance exchange.

After decades of fatigue, answer finally comes for medical mystery

University Of Utah Health  |  Posted   Sep 26th - 3:00pm

He’d never had the energy to do many outdoor activities, but these days, Justin can be found playing a round on the golf course, hiking in the mountains, jogging and boating.

Pelvic organ prolapse is common, but there's no reason to continue suffering

University Of Utah Health  |  Posted   Sep 12th - 3:00pm

It’s not the kind of thing you generally discuss in the company of others, and perhaps that is why so many women suffer from pelvic floor prolapse without knowing that there are treatment options available.

Sports medicine: Going beyond the basics for women

University Of Utah Health  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 3:00pm

Anything men can do women can do too. They are also – like men – occasionally getting hurt at every level. However, their injuries are not usually similar to those of their male counterparts.

How to stay cool when it comes to hot flashes

University Of Utah Health  |  Posted   Jun 14th - 9:00pm

What does a hot flash feel like and what can you do about it? A midwife has answers.

How to get all the dental expertise for a fraction of the cost

University Of Utah Health  |  Posted   May 24th - 3:00pm

Daniel Singh knew he needed a kidney transplant. He also knew he had a history of dental problems. However, he had no idea that the two issues would eventually collide.

Get over your overactive bladder

University Of Utah Health  |  Posted   May 8th - 3:00pm

We’ve all had that feeling of really needing to go to the bathroom, but for most people, it’s something that only happens on long road trips. For some, however, that feeling of needing to go urgently happens all the time.

University of Utah unites research, education and patient care with a new brand

University Of Utah Health  |  Posted   Mar 29th, 2017 - 3:00pm

No more Health Care and Health Sciences in their own silos. Instead, the U’s hospitals and clinics; medical and dental schools; and research labs are all represented by the new look and feel.

Eyelid surgery can broaden your horizons

University Of Utah Health  |  Posted   Mar 14th, 2017 - 3:00pm

Whether the concern is the appearance of the eye or the function of the eyelid, the surgical remedy is the same.